Information and analysis of the costs and benefits of extending badger control to additional areas.
This document contains an analysis of the cost and benefit assumptions connected to the current approach to badger control and about extensions to additional areas.
The 2016 analysis relates to the decision to extend to a further seven areas in 2016. This takes account of data up to the end of 2015.
We published the 2015 analysis as part of the evidence base for the decision to extend to a further area in 2015. This took account of data up to the end of 2014.
Some information relating to industry costs has been withheld because of its commercially sensitive nature.